A primary grader who went viral for carrying a masks for his college portrait, claiming that it’s what his mother needed him to do, has now raised over $30,000 towards his school fund.

Mason’s mom, Nicole Peoples, described the incident that made her son well-known on her Fb web page, writing that she’s blissful her son is listening to her, however ought to’ve been extra clear.

“I am so happy with him for sticking to his phrase however I ought to have been extra clear about my guidelines on today,” she captioned over an image of her masked son Mason.

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Peoples subsequently arrange a GoFundMe page after individuals reached out asking if they may reward her son with toys and treats. In flip, she requested individuals who need to assist to donate financially to her son’s school fund, which hit the $30,000 mark late this week.

In additional describing the hilarious incident through Fb, Nicole mentioned the change began with the photographer telling Mason to take away his masks for the photograph.

In response, he informed the photographer, “My mother mentioned to maintain it on on a regular basis except I am consuming and much away from all people.”

Nicole mentioned the photographer tried to reassure her son, telling him, “I am positive it is okay to take it off on your photos.” However Mason refused: “No, my mother significantly informed me to verify to maintain it on.”

When requested yet another time if he’d take away the masks for only a few seconds, Mason stood his floor, saying, “No thanks, I at all times hearken to my mother!”

To donate to Mason’s school fund, click here.